In both Europe and Finland, information-intensive industries have become the most important business sector. Moreover, information has become one of the most relevant products in the information society. Securing this business sector and its products is vital in the modern era.
The programme offers two different major subjects of information security: Cryptography and Data Security, and Networked Systems Security. The Cryptography and Data Security major subject educates future experts with strong and broad knowledge on mathematical aspects of cryptography and data security. The covered topics include, eg., modern asymmetric and symmetric cryptosystems, cryptographic protocols, and algorithms related to information security.
Career or after graduation opportunities
The degrees from this programme cover the different areas of information security. Based on the personally planned expertise profiles, successful careers as information security experts in the IT sector are achievable in Finland and abroad. The education also benefits from co-operation with regional companies.
Possible job titles are:
- cryptography engineer
- network security engineer
- information security manager